AVMA Career Achievement Award in Canine Research

Nominations for this award are currently closed.

This award honors an AVMA member's long-term contribution to the field of canine research. The honoree will receive $2,500 and a crystal award, which will be presented at the Merial NIH National Veterinary Scholars Symposium. All nominees must be active AVMA members.

Nomination and Selection Procedures

No self-nominations will be considered.

Nominations are to include:

  • ​Completed nomination form
  • Cover letter from the nominator including all of the following:
    • Name of the award
    • Name, mailing address, telephone number(s), email address, and college and year of graduation of the nominee
    • Nature of the nominee's professional activity (type of practice or type of salaried work)
    • Organizational memberships (professional and scientific) of the nominee
    • 300- to 320-word narrative sketch of the nominee's professional background
    • Statement pertaining to the nominee's qualifications for the award
  • List of the nominee's significant research achievements
  • Concise curriculum vitae (CV) including relevant publications

Nominations for this award will open in Fall 2017. The AVMA Council on Research will review nominations and select the honoree. An honoree may not be selected in a given year if no nominee for that year meets the criteria for selection.

Questions? Email avma-awards@avma.org

2014 Dr. Deborah Knapp, IN
2013 Dr. Kenneth Simpson, NY
2012 Dr. Edward Feldman, CA
2011 Dr. Peter Muir, Madison, WI
2010 Dr. George Lees, College Station, TX